Monthly Archives: August 2018

Anger and concern among workforce at Bombardier management over further outsourcing

Without warning sell-off to ‘Lauak Group’ of France is latest incident of offshoring and outsourcing impacting jobs in Northern Ireland Bombardier corporate management should remember the determination and strength demonstrated by workers during threat to jobs from US tariffs August … Continue reading

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Workers at Newry, Mourne and Down district council to be balloted on strike action

Staff protest confirmed for upcoming council meeting at Downshire Civic Centre, Downpatrick on Monday, 3rd September All four unions representing employees to bring forward unprecedented, joint consultative ballot on industrial action August 27th: Alan Perry, chair of the Joint Trade … Continue reading

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Preparations underway for industrial action after Dale Farm Ltd management refuse to address workers’ pay claim

Maintenance workers across three Dale Farm Ltd sites vote 75% in favour of strike action and 80% for industrial action short of strike Unite representatives invite Dale Farm bosses to last ditch negotiations, including through mediation of Labour Relations Agency … Continue reading

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